- Posted August 21, 2013 by
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Mark Begelman and his Charity, The Begelman Foundation for Kids
The Begelman Foundation chairman is Mark Begelman. This foundation greatly contributes to local and international charities. The foundation's charter is dedicated to providing for underprivileged children, music, arts and health and education. The Red Cross of America also benefits from the foundation. Apart from being the foundation's chairman, Mark is also a board member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He is also once sat on the Boca Raton Community Hospital Foundation board as well as the US Economic Chamber board. Begelman is also active in a number of charities including Kids at Home and the Corner Nursery.
Through the work of his foundation, Mark Begelman is able to support kids through art and music. He is the owner of Merkee Music, a company that provides all kinds of assistance to musicians. There are 7 rehearsal studios provide by Markee Music. All types of musical instruments can be found at these studios, including guitar amplifiers, drum kits, bass guitar rigs and keyboard amplifiers. He has for two years been recognized as the best entrepreneur in those years. Mark has now joined Twitter and Facebook in a bid to boost his web presence.
What is certainly true is that Mark Begelman is experienced in the world of music. As a corporate buyer, he started the Office Club Product Store chain in the 80s before becoming the President of the Office Depot in the 90s. In 1995, he left the office Depot to establish MARS Music which was a store dealing in musical instruments. The store eventually grew to be valued at $360 million. He eventually left the store in the year 2002. Since that time, he has started an entertainment consultancy. He also became the Chief Executive Officer of Pizza Fusion which is a popular pizza restaurant franchise.
On the family front, Mark Begelman has been married for thirty years and has been blessed with two grown children. He is the owner of Mars Music and he started the business because he wanted to establish a unique business. Being familiar with running a business, he got a partner in Keith Ridenour. The facility was unique and there is nothing of its kind that had existed up to that time. He also enlisted the help of some of his friends in order to establish the studio.
There are several studios that are fully equipped. There is a control room and a live or tracking room. String doctrine rooms are also available and they are four in total. Every room at the studio has been designed according to STC ratings. This allows musicians to record and utilize the best sound correct trickery. Mark Begelman's experience and knowledge in his field is very credible. His stewardship of Mars Music saw the company supply string lessons across the globe. Mars Music was able to give over a million lessons. The special thing that you could say about Mark is that all musicians are treated equally. No one is discriminated against and this is what you can expect from a person who runs a charitable foundation.